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DevOps Engineer

Requisition ID: R10046455

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Melbourne, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a DevOps Engineer to join our E-2D team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Melbourne, Florida.

Responsibilities will include working with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, and creating complex solutions supporting the building and test plan execution, performing quality reviews, and triaging and fixing operational issues.  You will have the opportunity to become the subject matter expert for various tools to support the program and contribute to the overall design of the software.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to take ownership of hard problems and drive to a solution, while working in a team environment. It is critical that you understand the software development life cycle and have knowledge of automated testing to facilitate and analyze large data sets. The engineer will work closely with the software engineers participating in the full life cycle of software development, to include requirements development, modeling and design, application development, integration, system testing, release, installation, and maintenance. The engineer will apply technical expertise in solving complex integration and automation problems. Providing design and implementation solutions that meet the requirements of the program.  The engineer will interact with cross discipline teams, program management, and on occasion government customers. Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills are required.  Experience working with python and other scripting languages within the Linux environment is required. 

Essential Functions:

• Understanding of the full software lifecycle. (Design, implementation, and unit testing of software)

• Experience working with continuous integration and continuous development CI/CD.

• Work with various team members to automate and integrate functionality with other software environment.

• Experience with automation of scheduled jobs to reduce labor intensive tasks. (i.e. program and script build and test plans with artifact generation.)

• Experience with Atlassian application suite (Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, Bitbucket)

• Experience with other pipeline tools (e.g. Jenkins, Synopsis, SonaType)

• Experience in designing and developing release cycle and deployment operations.

• Experience scripting with some or all: YAML, JSON, Python, BASH, PowerShell


Basic Qualifications:

• 3 Years with bachelor’s; 1 year with Masters; 0 Years with PhD NOTE: Four (4) years of additional experience can be substituted in lieu of degree.

• Experience with developing automation solutions supporting the CI/CD pipeline.

• Experience with RedHat Linux.

• Experience using python and other scripting languages in a development environment.

• Familiarity with the Atlassian tool suite, and plugins, Git and Confluence.

• The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance and special program access (at least interim secret clearance required to start)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree within a technical field with relevant CI/CD and automation experience

· 2+ years of experience in Build & Release principles and technical implementations

· 2+ years of experience in automation applications and frameworks

• Ability to lead a team and /or provide leadership to drive solutions of complex problem

• Expert in working knowledge of python and Bash scripting

• Experience with SELinux and Microsoft Windows development and configuration

• Experience with configuration control of Linux rpms

• RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

• Familiarity with the Agile software development process

• Experience in Source Code Version Control (Bitbucket, Gitlab)

• Experience in automation servers (Bamboo, Jenkins)

• Experience in automated testing (Selenium, Unit, Coverity)

• Experience in software containerization (Docker)

• Experience in container Orchestration (Kubernetes)

• Experience in Configuration Management and Deployment (Ansible, SaltStack)

• Experience with Application Containerization

Salary Range: $71,100 USD - $106,700 USD

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.